In 2017 the world celebrated the 90th anniversary of the first solo transatlantic flight made by Charles Lindbergh For the occasion, Swiss watchmaker Longines produced a limited edition of its iconic Lindbergh timepiece, also known as the “Hour Angle” watch In this review I will discuss the stock version of the Lindbergh Hour Angle watch that Longines produces today, as well as the 90th Anniversary model that adds a few new things and perhaps is a hint of what is to come Longines has a lot of history to pull from, and I think the Charles Lindbergh connection is among the most important.
I would put the Hour Angle timepiece up there with the Omega Speedmaster in terms of historic appeal – for thematically similar reasons While the Speedmaster and Hour Angle watches are entirely different in style and era, they are two designs which have authentically interesting stories, a foundation in pure . More
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